Latex Mask & Sculpting Class 2

Latex Mask & Sculpting Class
UPDATE: The class is now full, please stay tuned for new classes, new topics, electronics, computers, wood shop, and more! Learn how to professionally sculpt, cast & finish a latex mask for Halloween, play or movie. The class is only $25 per person for four two hour sessions, and all materials are included so you ...

Cosplay Social a great success

Cosplay Social a great success
Over 60 people attended the Cosplay Social at the Co-Lab, hosted by the organizers of Anime-zing! Games included Munchkin, Are You a Werewolf, Cards Against Humanity, and more. For cosplayers, the next cosplay event will be a benefit cosplay game night on August 6th. https://www.facebook.com/events/284408888566267/

Juggling Classes

Juggling Classes
We are hosting classes in Juggling at the Co-Lab the first week in August! Please see the following schedule and fill out the signup form if you’re interested. Space is limited. Signup form Aug 1, 6pm to 7, $5, Beginner juggling, scarves, 1-3 beanbags/balls and basic patterns Aug 2, 6pm to 7, $10, Intermediate to ...

QC MakeFest 2016 – Save the date! 1

QC MakeFest 2016 - Save the date!
The QC Co-Lab is hosting the Second Annual QC MakeFest on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at The RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa. We are currently doing an open call for exhibitors, vendors and volunteers. If you would like to be a part of QC MakeFest, please register at www.qccolab.com/qcmakefest or email contact@qccolab.com for more information as ...

3D Printing Meetup – Hosted at the QC Co-Lab – 627 W. 2nd St. 1

3D Printing Meetup - Hosted at the QC Co-Lab - 627 W. 2nd St.
The QC Co-Lab will be regularly hosting a 3D printer Meetup! Anyone is welcome to attend. We would apprciate if you RSVP for this event at http://www.meetup.com/QC-Makers/events/229685319/ This meetup is all about 3D printing. — If you have an interest in 3D printing, this meetup is for you! This meetup will be fairly informal. I ...

New space now open for members 3

New space now open for members
We are still in the process of setting things up, but we are open to our membership at 627 2nd St. in Davenport, IA! Please stop by to visit, tinker with a project, or lend a hand working on the space. We got 12,000 sq. ft. (main floor alone) of totally awesome that needs a ...

Midwest Makerfest 2015

Midwest Makerfest 2015
The QC Co-Lab made the trip out to Peoria, IL for the 1st Annual Midwest Makerfest, hosted by River City Labs & Ignite Peoria! The usual bag of tricks were on display for all to see & experience. Thanks to Ben Ziegler, Nick Benge, Keith Claussen, April Choi, Dana & Mark Kruse for making the ...

MakeFest a big hit!

MakeFest a big hit!
With the 1st Annual MakeFest in the books, our editors have finally recovered enough to get some media published from the event. A big thanks to all of our sponsors – AnimeCon.org, Aquent IT Solutions, Crafted Quad Cities, DCS Computer Services, Eric’s Gear, Muddy Water Press, Hamilton Tech, & Xtream powered by Mediacom. Also, thank ...

We’re temporarily closed 2

We're temporarily closed
As of this week, the QC Co-Lab is closed temporarily during our transition to a new space. We’re working hard to ensure the downtime is kept to a minimum & want to stress this is not a permanent closure. There is a exciting announcement we hope to make very soon! But, in the mean time, ...

Fingerprint Scanner for Garage Door

Fingerprint Scanner for Garage Door
A while back I came across the fingerprint scanners on SparkFun, which had a link to a cool Instructables project. It incorporated AVR coding/flashing, soldering, and drilling holes in my garage, so it seemed like a fun thing to do. I wanted a version with more buttons and a cool lasercut panel, so I did ...